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Just for the Record

maybe don’t wean your lambs in August with a full campsite ….

Yesterday we decided to wean the lambs – they are more than 3 months old, it seemed like an OK idea. 148 more words


A Family Announcement

Apologies for our silence of late; we’ve all been felled by a motley collection of bugs that has had us coughing, spluttering, huffing and puffing, and/or limping. 91 more words

Union Homestead

A busy time on the social front & a good month for our business park!

And still no rain! All the more ironic in that the flooding in our neighbour’s field turns out to be the main water pipe to the farm and business park which is fractured, and has been spewing forth water for over a week. 566 more words

The Farm

More Lambs

I have more lambs on the ground. Saturday morning one of my white Corriedales ewes had a lovely white ram lamb, he is the perfect size and both Febe and her new lamb are doing  great. 77 more words


Facing Fears

I don’t like maggots. I also don’t like trimming sheep or alpaca hooves. I worry that I will cut too much off, that it will bleed, that I will hurt the animal. 367 more words


Lamb Watch

In this lousy wet weather we have to be extra vigilant around lambing time.

Check out the video.


Lambing tally 2016 by ewe mother

Shaft’s second breeding of the ewes has yielded the following lambs.  We’ve named them all.

Goldie: boy/boy both moorits (Wolverine and Cyclops)

Badgerface: boy/girl, spotted girl (Faux Cow), moorit boy (Strop Boy) 99 more words